Kaasstengels (Dutch Cheese Stems)

Recipe by noway
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 390 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  • Take the puff pastry out of the freezer and allow to thaw for 10 minutes.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Brush the pastry with beaten egg.
  • Scatter the grated cheese over the pastry and season with salt and pepper.
  • Cut into strips of approximately 1/2"-3/4" by about 6". Now twist the ends of the pastry strips in opposite directions to create a spiral effect.
  • Place on the cookie sheet, leaving 1/4" between them
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Variation ideas:.
  • Add your favorite herbs, such as freshly chopped thyme or rosemary.
  • Try adding dried chili-, onion- or garlic flakes for some more punch.
  • Add texture and flavor with sesame-, poppy-, caraway or cumin seeds.
  • Made a sweet treat, with sugar & cinnamon or chocolate sprinkles (leaving out the cheese and salt & pepper).
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